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House lawmakers voted 405-0 unanimously passing a host of changes to veterans’ education benefits that aim to boost aid, expand who’s eligible for benefits and eliminate the expiration date for veterans to use them. (JOINT BASE MYER-HENDERSON HALL)
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House approves expanded GI Bill benefits and several other veterans-related bills

Education
July 26, 2017
WASHINGTON — House lawmakers on Monday unanimously passed a host of changes to veterans’ education benefits that boost aid, expand who’s eligible for benefits and eliminate the...
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GI Bill expansion, identical to House legislation, introduced in Senate

Education
July 21, 2017
WASHINGTON — One week after a sweeping expansion of veterans’ education benefits was introduced in the House and fast-tracked to a vote, an identical bill was introduced Thursday...

Scholarships for Military Children Program announces winners

Education
July 21, 2017
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Cadets from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst look out of the back of a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook, during the exercise Dynamic Victory, Thursday, July 13, 2017, at Grafenwoehr, Germany (MARTIN EGNASH/STARS AND STRIPES)
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US, British military cadets exercise in Germany

Education
July 15, 2017
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Cadets from West Point and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst are training at U.S. bases in Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels, Germany, as part of the Dynamic...
A Marine reads college pamphlets at the Education Center aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, in this July 2013 photo. DONOVAN LEE/U.S. MARINE CORPS

Momentum builds for GI Bill reform package to benefit thousands

Education
July 21, 2017
The House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs committees are moving with surprising speed and unanimity to correct inequities under the Post-9/11 GI Bill and boost or restore education...

DoDEA names Dr. Judith Minor as new Associate Director

Education
July 19, 2017
ALEXANDRIA, VA — July 18, 2017 — Thomas M. Brady, Director, Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), announced today the selection of Dr. Judith A.